Mariam Nour

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Mariam Nour
Native name
مريم نور
Born (1936-05-24) May 24, 1936 (age 83)
CitizenshipAmerican, Lebanese
OccupationTV Personality

Mariam Nour (Arabic: مريم نور‎) (born May 24, 1936) is a Lebanese television personality who discusses food and lifestyle issues in Arab media.[1][2]

Life and career[edit]

Nour was born in Douma, Lebanon as Marie Yeghiayan to an Armenian father and Lebanese mother. She traveled to the United States where she was taught by Osho and Michio Kushi.

Since the late 1990s, Nour has gone back to Lebanon where she brought new age ideas to the Arab world. She presented many programs on the Lebanese Al Jadeed (New TV) station and appeared at various times on Al Jazeera Arabic and other Arab stations promoting her views and lifestyle.[3] Nour is a dual citizen of Lebanon and the United States.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Light Luise (1996). Food for a Saint. Vegetarian Times September 1996
  2. ^ Povoledo, Elisabetta (October 22, 2004). A politically-charged food fest. New York Times
  3. ^ Sussman, Anna (August 16, 2007). A Lebanese chef's vision: Make falafel, not war. New York Times

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